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[texts]Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa - Marine Corps Historical Center
Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa. Col Joseph H. Alexander, USMC (Ret). 52 pp. "THIS PAMPHLET HISTORY, one in a series devoted to U.S. Marines in the World War II era, is published for the education and training of Marines by the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as a part of the U.S. Department of Defense observance of the 50th anniversary of victory in that war."
Keywords: Marines in World War II Commemorative Series; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; USMC; US Marines; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Marine Corps
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[texts]The United States Marines In The Gilberts Campaign - Nalty, Bernard C.
The United States Marines In The Gilberts Campaign Marine Corps historical reference series, no. 28. "The offensive against the Gilbert Islands marked the beginning of an American thrust to the heart of the Japanese empire. Operation GALVANIC, as the Gilberts venture was called, was undertaken to secure bases for future operations and to give added protection to the supply line from the United States to Australia...
Keywords: Marine Corps Historical Reference Series; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; USMC; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; US Marines; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII
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[movies]Task Force Bombards Tarawa Island, Gilbert Group, 11/20/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1015. National Archives description: "Reel "A" 1) LS-Pan Task force CVEs, BB etc.2) MS US flag & signal flags hoisted-2V3) LS USS Tennessee, USS Colorado-2V.4) LS-Pan APs, CVEs, BBs, etc., (pan jerky & too rapid.).5) LS DDs, fire, smoke columns on shore-SV.6) MS 16" turrets fire. LS Flak & smoke on Is.-SV.7) MS Depth char. splash, DD, BBs, LS DDs, CLs fire-SV.8) MS Bullets atrafe suspected sub.Reel "B"9) LS CLs, DDs, & BBs, fire, pan task force.-OX SV..10) SHS 2 L...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; USS Tennessee; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati); USS Colorado; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; Hill, Harry W. (Harry Wilbur), 1890-1971; USS Tennessee (BB-43); World War II; USS Colorado (BB-45); WWII In Color
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[texts]Central Pacific - Newell, Clayton R., 1942-
CMH Pub 72-4 Central Pacific: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by Clayton R. Newell. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." GPO Stock Number: 008-029-00232-9 ISBN: 0160358809 ISBN-13: 978-0160358807 Digitized by the U.S...
Keywords: The US Army Campaigns of WWII; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II; United States. Army; US Army; World War II Commemorative Brochures; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area
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[movies]Selected Scenes From Raid On The Gilbert And The Marshall Islands - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #2743. National Archives description "GV From stern of DD: DD underway in BG; USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) underway in EBG; other DD"s in BG.GV PAN Units of the fleet: DD"s; the ENTERPRISE in FG (with 5" guns pointed skyward).LS The ENTERPRISE underway.MS Same. Misc. scenes on board- crossing the Line ceremony.CU ADM HALSEY and 2 other Officers on Adm"s bridge, looking over map.CU ADM HALSEY wearing 3 stars.MS Night shot: 5" guns trained skyward; DD can be seen on horizon...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War II; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; USS Enterprise (CV-6); Buffalo (Fighter plane); USS Enterprise; Curtiss SOC Seagull; Devastator (Torpedo bomber); Dauntless (Dive Bomber)
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[movies]Tarawa, 1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 1176, Tarawa, 1943. Final reel has a film of Navy officers visiting Ibura Field (now Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport), Brazil. National Archives description: 1) CU Japanese coastal gun on the island of Tarawa which has been wrecked; PAN over area showing the wreckage, the trenches and dugouts. SV (Lenses obstruction to R of frame) 2) HA MS Marine in a foxhole shaving...
Keywords: WWII; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; World War, 1939-1945; Hellcat (Fighter plane); World War II; Ingram, Jonas H. (Jonas Howard), 1886-1952; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Knox, Frank, 1894-1976; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Omaha; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; USS Omaha (CL-4); World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; United States. Navy; Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati); United States. Army Air Forces; Brazil; United States. Marine Corps; Ibura Field (Brazil); Prisoners Of War -- United States
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 21 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 21, 1944 01 Youth Power: High school students at James A. Garfield High School in Los Angeles work at the Lockheed and Douglas aircraft plants under a special program for the war effort. 02 Private Snafu - Snafuperman: Snafu doesn't have to study, because he is going to crush the Axis all by himself. 03 I Was There - Tarawa: Sgt. Norman Hatch, Marine Combat Cameraman, shares footage from Tarawa...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Lockheed Aircraft Corporation; World War II: Homefront; Douglas Aircraft Company; World War, 1939-1945; Chaplain Francis Foxhole Kelly; World War II; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Army; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography; Hatch, Norm, 1921-
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[movies]News Review Number Two: The War 1941-1944 - U.S. Office of War Information. Overseas Branch
1944 documentary, created by the U.S. Office of War Information, "reviews the significant events of the war between 1941 and 1944." More information at the American Film Institute: The War, 1941--1944 Description at the National Archives: "Records world-wide war activities. Reel 1 (1941-42), Pearl Harbor is attacked. Pres. Roosevelt signs a mutual aid pact with 26 other nations. Churchill inspects damage in London...
Keywords: WWII; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; Newsreel; Tito, Josip Broz, 1892-1980; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953; World War, 1939-1945; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; World War II; Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount, 1887-1976; Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Cairo Conference (1st : 1943). (11/23/1943 - 11/26/1943); Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970; Alexander of Tunis, Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Earl, 1891-1969; World War, 1939-1945
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[movies]Coast Guard Report #7: On Foreign Shores - United States. Coast Guard
Coast Guard Report #7: Coast Guard At War On Foreign Shores. Narrated by Jackson Beck. National Archives description: "On overseas activities of the Coast Guard in World War II. Includes views of the amphibious invasions of Guadalcanal, North Africa, Anzio, Tarawa, Saipan, Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Normandy, and South France. Cutters shoot down an airplane, patrol a Persian port, deliver supplies and men to Greenland, release depth charges, and sink a German boat...
Keywords: United States. Coast Guard; Jackson Beck; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Ryukyu Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France, Southern; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Luzon; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; USS Hunter Liggett (AP-27); USCGC Northwind (WAG-282); World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; World War, 1939-1945; Anzio, Battle Of, Anzio, Italy, 1944; USS Bayfield (APA-33); USS Arthur Middleton (APA-25); Waesche, Russell R. (Russell Randolph), 1886-1946; USCGC Alexander Hamilton (WPG-34); Anzio Beachhead, 1944; USS Chase (DE-158); United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands; Search and rescue operations
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